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America Has Already Lost Tuesday's Election [How A German Socialist Sees The USA]
Spiegel Online ^ | 05 November 2012 | Jakob Augstein

Posted on 11/10/2012 12:55:01 PM PST by zeestephen

Regardless of who wins the election on Tuesday, total capitalism is America's true ruler, and it has the power to destroy the country.

(Excerpt) Read more at spiegel.de ...


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93% of Germans supported Obama's reelection.
1 posted on 11/10/2012 12:55:05 PM PST by zeestephen
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To: zeestephen

Who cares what this sympathizer of the Baader-Meinhof gang thinks?


2 posted on 11/10/2012 12:59:04 PM PST by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: zeestephen

Der Spiegel is Germany’s version of the NYT. Expect nothing less. Its big with all the socialists in Hamburg. Its Germany’s Left favorite newspaper.


3 posted on 11/10/2012 1:03:28 PM PST by Bringbackthedraft (Who we elect is not as important as who they bring in with them.)
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To: zeestephen
TOTAL CAPITALISM??!? UNDER OBAMA??!!?

Yeah, and Fidel Castro cultivated a free enterprise system.

What a f***in moron.

4 posted on 11/10/2012 1:08:05 PM PST by Lazamataz
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To: Lazamataz

By European standards, the USA does have total capitalism.

Just shows how far to the left Europe truly is.


5 posted on 11/10/2012 1:12:35 PM PST by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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To: Lazamataz
TOTAL CAPITALISM??!? UNDER OBAMA??!!?

Under any US president in the last 120 years.

6 posted on 11/10/2012 1:13:00 PM PST by Straight Vermonter (Posting from deep behind the Maple Curtain)
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To: zeestephen

This country has not been a capitalist country in a long time. Socialism has been Mother and Father to every two bit looter that comes into this country not to mention the lifetime dependents that we created with our decades old socialist wet dream.


7 posted on 11/10/2012 1:17:41 PM PST by formosa (consider me galt)
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To: zeestephen

Two World Wars killed off much of the gene pool that made Germans what they were. That survey and this article are evidence of that. But....I guess that’s true of most of Europe too.


8 posted on 11/10/2012 1:31:07 PM PST by rbg81
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To: zeestephen
Ah, vonce augain vee haff zi Zherman zense of huumoor.

Haa, haa, I laff zo loud.

9 posted on 11/10/2012 1:47:36 PM PST by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: zeestephen
That's America, where high-tech options are available only to the elite, and the rest live under conditions comparable to a those of a developing nation.

Actually he's describing America after the kenyan marxist is finished with us.

10 posted on 11/10/2012 1:54:59 PM PST by VoiceOfBruck (Goat ropers need love too)
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To: zeestephen

“In any case, it is wrong to characterize Republicans as the party of warmongers and Democrats as the party of peace — or even to call the latter a left-wing party at all. After all, it was Democratic presidents Harry S. Truman, John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson who started the wars in Korea and Vietnam. Republican presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard Nixon ended these wars.”

He is sure right there.

Also, he states he can no longer understand America. I agree with him on that, as well.


11 posted on 11/10/2012 1:55:25 PM PST by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: zeestephen

” - - - 93% of Germans supported Obama’s reelection. - - - “

Maybe this was their way of exacting REVENGE for our efforts against Germany in WW Once and WW Twice?


12 posted on 11/10/2012 1:55:30 PM PST by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: VoiceOfBruck; All
That's America, where high-tech options are available only to the elite, and the rest live under conditions comparable to a those of a developing nation.

Well, that is sorta, kinda true, if you squint real hard and consider the "elite" to be 80% of the population, and "developing nation" conditions to be better than that of 90% of the world's population.

13 posted on 11/10/2012 2:05:21 PM PST by marktwain
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To: zeestephen

“93% of Germans supported Obama’s reelection”

I am watching the rise off the Third Reich on the History Channel as I type this. It is amazing how the masses of Germans swore absolute obedience to Adolph Hitler without question, at least openly.


14 posted on 11/10/2012 2:14:54 PM PST by jesseam (eliev)
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To: zeestephen

Dear Germany,

You know I love you but, I believe I’ve made it clear in the past that I’m not going to give a rat’s ass what you think about anything until you prove you’re able to go 100 years without tossing people in ovens.

Thanks again,
Bunny


15 posted on 11/10/2012 2:14:58 PM PST by Psycho_Bunny (Thought Puzzle: Describe Islam without using the phrase "mental disorder" more than four times.)
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To: Psycho_Bunny
"until you prove you’re able to go 100 years without tossing people in ovens"

LMAO!!
16 posted on 11/10/2012 2:29:22 PM PST by indthkr
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To: 3Fingas

Many Germans have a screwy idea of what the U.S. is like. My ex-girl friend’s sister married a German doctor and lives in Germany. Some years back her sister was going to visit us. We liv in western Wisconsin. She was going to fly to Milwaukee, rent a car, and drive across the state to where we lived. Her German doctor husband ruled that out because he said it was too dangerous. Why? Was he worried about traffic accidents? No, he ruled it out because American motorists were constantly shooting at other cars and killing other motorists. Complete slaughter on American highways by gun-toting, wild west killers. And this guy was a doctor.


17 posted on 11/10/2012 2:31:43 PM PST by driftless2
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To: driftless2
he ruled it out because American motorists were constantly shooting at other cars and killing other motorists. Complete slaughter on American highways by gun-toting, wild west killers. And this guy was a doctor.
Absolutely NOTHING matters except PR. That’s a godless philosophy, and it is exactly how Democrats think - and they think they can ALWAYS control the PR.

We have a tremendous education problem on our hands to get people to be willing to see past the PR. How do we do that? We certainly can’t expect Karl Rove to do it; he’s far too busy preventing us from nominating a Reagan type who would be effective in that educational effort.

It almost could make you wish that the Special Persecutor Bush had allowed his Attorney General to name had nabbed Rove, as he desperately tried to do.

18 posted on 11/10/2012 3:09:57 PM PST by conservatism_IS_compassion (The idea around which “liberalism" coheres is that NOTHING actually matters except PR.)
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To: driftless2
Interesting. I wonder if Herr Doktor had the same opinion about traveling on the Autostrada south of Naples. There hijackers do attack motorists with guns from other cars. Not every day but it happens and Americans do get killed there from time to time.
19 posted on 11/10/2012 3:26:36 PM PST by robowombat
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To: Graewoulf

Some of present generation Germans are resentful of America and its power after WWII. They want to see a weakened America. Some even compare the way the American Indians were treated by the U.S. government is comparable to the murdering of Jews in WWI and WWII. Supporting Obama is the same as supporting the decline of American power at home and throughout the world.


20 posted on 11/10/2012 3:35:12 PM PST by orinoco (Orinoco)
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To: mojito

LOL!!
GREAT RENDITION!

Wait until Iran sends a Nuke to Germany...then let them cry ..
we have bailed out their a... since WWII ended!
and defended them against the commies.

I have relatives in Germany...no phone calls now.HA! It is just pointless talking to them, they are furious about bailing out the Greeks, while they extol the virtues of their progressive economy.Ludicrous!


21 posted on 11/10/2012 3:48:46 PM PST by Recovering Ex-hippie
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To: orinoco

” - - - - Supporting Obama is the same as supporting the decline of American power at home and throughout the world. - - - - “

Yup, that is what the “folks” here that voted for Tyrant Obamanation Communist Barry Davis Obama said last week too.


22 posted on 11/10/2012 4:03:52 PM PST by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: zeestephen

In Europe they do not understand the culture of America. Oddly enough America’s Capitalism has kept America afloat and all of Europe afloat for many years. Suddenly Der Spiegel has an article written that it has the answers for America. der Spiegel is nothing but a paper utilized as toilet paper in the unisex bathrooms and used for other uses in the red light district in Amsterdam. Oddly enough Der Spiegel strives to claim that it has a moral compass regarding America. really a moral compass for a counry that it is destitute and that much closer to junk heap of financial collapse. Yes I kow germany is fitting the bill for other parts of Europe, but how is that working out in Greece, Spain and Portugal. Keep spreading what little wealth that Germany has. maybe it is time the American people ask for the money back from Europe for the Marshall Plan and obtain reparations from Germany. Guess what Germany has finally paid up its reparations to other European nations for World war I . yes that is right WWI reparations by Germany has been paid in full in 2012.


23 posted on 11/10/2012 4:38:22 PM PST by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: driftless2

Hollywood shootem-ups, Jerry Springer baby daddies, rap music, and turpentine swilling sadistic cult leaders .. that’s what the rest of the world mostly sees from our leftist entertainment exports. It’s no wonder that anyone comes here at all.

There was a time when we used to export more wholesome fare.


24 posted on 11/10/2012 5:21:59 PM PST by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: zeestephen; Liz; AT7Saluki

25 posted on 11/10/2012 5:57:35 PM PST by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: hondact200

Germany completely paid off its European WWI reparations in 2012?

First time I heard about it.


26 posted on 11/10/2012 6:27:49 PM PST by zeestephen
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To: jesseam

Change the name of the History Channel show to the “Rise of the Obama Reich” and you have an update. “It is amazing how the masses of government handout parasites swore absolute obedience to Obama without question, at least openly.”

There, I did the necessary editing.

Seigie Heil Herr Obama. Your masses obey your every wish because we are stupid, ignorant, greedy, and delusional, just like the German masses were re Hitler.

Remember how it ended, Mein Furher Barack.


27 posted on 11/10/2012 10:39:55 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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